Feature: Imaging the long-term effects of COVID-19

Sophisticated technology and key collaborations have propelled important research forward that seeks to answer questions about the devastating impact of the disease on human health Sophisticated technology and key collaborations have propelled important research forward that seeks to answer questions about the devastating impact of the disease on human health

Feature: Imaging the long-term effects of COVID-19

It only took several weeks of lockdown in March 2020 for researchers at the Robarts Research Institute to shift into high gear.

“I was feeling stressed at home in March, wondering what would happen to the billion or more people who would become infected with COVID-19,” remembered Grace Párraga, PhD, the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair, Lung Imaging to Transform Outcomes and Professor, Medical Biophysics and Respirology. “I was especially worried about the long-term impact that the virus would have on survivors’ lungs....”

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